Watson & Associates’ air and space lawyer represents U.S. and international clients in space law matters, litigation, and disputes. As a boutique law firm, with additional experience in federal procurement and government contracting, Watson leverages the experience of the firm’s Practice Group and decades of experience from attorneys that understand space law programs and that have hands–on experience with the various nuances that can arise.
As a boutique law firm, with additional experience in federal procurement and government contracting, Watson leverages the experience of the firm’s Practice Group and decades of experience from attorneys that understand space law programs and that have hands–on experience with the various nuances that can arise.
- Prompt turnaround
- Legal costs at a fraction of what larger firms charge
- Free initial consultation
Our goal is to help clients such as aviation companies and aerospace companies to navigate through the various nuances and hurdles in air and space law and to take preventative measures to avoid adverse actions.
Space Law Legal Services
To further the growing demand for legal advice and assistance, Watson & Associates’ air and space lawyers have added a variety of additional legal services for large businesses and small businesses involved in air and space law. The law firm offers tailed legal advice for companies in the following areas.
- Spacecraft and spaceport licensing
- FCC satellite regulatory matters
- Drafting and submission of comments on proposed regulations
- Comparative evaluation of state space laws
- Export control
- Outer space treaty
- Analysis of commercial markets and competition
- Matchmaking for teaming and joint ventures
- Space policy and Public relations
To speak to our experienced air and space lawyer, call us at 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation.
The law firm also helps with structuring risk management programs for first party loss and third party liability. Our lead space law attorney has a significant amount of experience with leading companies including NASA, and Air Force Space Command and are both well-versed on the nuances and hurdles that frequently arise.
- Minimize risk
- Resolve spaceport licensing issues;
- Develop sound and compliant satellite regulatory policies
- Minimize third-party liability and risk
- Get help with securing federal government space contracts
Given the heightened focused on global space programs, contractors are finding a wide variety of legal issues yet to be resolved. This includes spaceport licensing issues and satellite regulatory matters.
With an assigned air and space attorney, we provide consulting and legal service about satellite launch, in-orbit and third-party liability risks and our space law programs attorneys provide legal advice to satellite manufacturers and operators and launch companies.
Experienced Air and Space Lawyers
Our Of Counsel and air and space lawyer, Wayne White, is a globally-recognized expert in air space law and has served in the position of Associate Director of the National Remote Sensing and Space Law Center at the University of Mississippi, School of Law. He is adept to new developments in space policy and provides consulting services aviation companies.
As a space attorney, he has also represented the United States as a member of the U.S. State Department delegation to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Legal Subcommittee.
Mr. White oversaw the Contracts and Purchasing Department at Oceaneering International, Space Systems Division where he handled a wide variety of NASA, military, and commercial contract and subcontract matters related to space law, served as the export control representative, the conflict of interest avoidance plan administrator, and was a member of the intellectual property committee.
In 2014, Mr. White also was awarded a patent for his Rapid Assembly Lightweight Modular Structure [for the Moon, Mars, and extreme environments on Earth]. As a space attorney, he was also a key space law member of the NASA Constellation Space Suit System proposal team.
When it comes to space law programs, he managed the space suit prime contract and 11 subcontracts following the award of the $950 million contract. As an air and space lawyer, he also significant international experience with outer space matters.
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Watson’s air and space lawyers represent companies with federal issues in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Cities in which our space attorneys and consultants provide legal and general help include Anchorage, AK; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Colorado Springs, CO; Dallas, TX; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, IN; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Philadelphia, PA; San Antonio, TX; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; San Jose, CA; Santa Clara, CA; and Tampa, FL.
Contact Our Air and Space Program Attorney for Immediate Help
For more questions about our air and space law programs legal services, schedule a consultation with Watson’s space lawyer to develop a plan of action for your project. Call 1-866-601-5518 for a FREE Initial Consultation.